Associate Professor Leslie Hewitt A’00 Receives 2022 Anonymous Was A Woman Award

POSTED ON: November 16, 2022

Leslie Hewitt, Object, 2016. Digital chromogenic print

Leslie Hewitt, Object, 2016. Digital chromogenic print

Leslie Hewitt A’00, associate professor in the School of Art, was named a 2022 Anonymous Was A Woman (AWAW) award winner today for her photography and sculpture that reimagines the art historical still life genre from a post-minimalist perspective.

The annual AWAW award, which was founded by artist Susan Unterberg in 1996, recognizes 15 women-identifying artists over 40 years of age who have made significant contributions, while continuing to create new work, and who are each at a critical juncture in their practice. The 2022 award recipients range in age from 41 to 86, and work in mediums including painting, installation, performance, photography, film/video, and new media. Each recipient receives an unrestricted award of $25,000. Coco Fusco, professor in the School of Art, received AWAW award in 2021.


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